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12 Leigh Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
08 8231 3939
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere and very good food

What a great atmosphere! I will certainly visit again when I'm next in Adelaide. The food was very nice and the service was outstanding. I was part of a large group, the staff were most accommodating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2015
David K
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Sydney, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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448 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the tapas bar before all of the tapas bars suddenly materialised in the Leigh Street, Peel Street area. Mind you, when I lived in Adelaide this place never really appealed to me all that much so other than coming here once when a friend was playing, I generally walked past it. However I decided to check it out... More 

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Thank MrDavetheSarks
Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant mainly due to the atmosphere on a busy street of restaurants. Tapas are the main food with pizzas served after 10:30. The food we had was excellent however the first and second choice off the menu was not available which was very dissapointing.

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Thank Sdean58
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall bad management just because the location is popular it doesn't give them the right to provide poor service and profit from small portions. We will never go there again. I guess the location is certainly living up to its name bla bla all talk no action.

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Thank Maria D
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We had a drink and liked the look of the menu but could not get served! People sharing our table asked a waitress to take orders and she said she did not know who to ask about that! Not surprisingly we left after that.

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4 Thank ffsquare
Adelaide
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123 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is the second time I have been to Casablabla on Leigh Street, Adelaide. First time I went there it was on a Saturday night, there were queues of patrons at the bar waiting to be served. However the staff decided to converse amongst each other and dance to the music instead of serving the customers. People including myself were... More 

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5 Thank adelaidesurflifesavr
Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

What a great atmosphere! I will certainly visit again when I'm next in Adelaide. The food was very nice and the service was outstanding. I was part of a large group, the staff were most accommodating.

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Thank David K
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

My fiancé and I went to Casablabla on friday for wine and tapas. As we wntered we joined the queue at the bar (3 or 4 infront of us) when we were served a few minutes later we asked if we just sit anywhere and were told that each table has a time on it so we need to leave... More 

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4 Thank Rebecca W
Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

On our way to the cricket last Friday we went down Leigh Street, which is blocked off to cars. Selling paella from a stall in the road Casblabla have really hit the spot. We ate in the pleasant beer garden, topped off with a pleasant Little Creatures Pale ale. Looked like there was a decent menu with other great specials.... More 

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Thank Andy S
Worksop
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187 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We were looking for something lighter and the menu in the window looked good especially the Tuesday paella offer. Tried to order it, told they had serving left, so we ordered that one to share as a starter. Five minutes later we were told none left. By default we moved on to sharing tapas dishes with a sinking feeling. We... More 

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Thank Blot57
Ayr, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Found this place by pure accident. It looked busy and the shared tapas were excellent with a glass of wine costed only 50 dollars a real bargain. The staff were efficiently and quick. The only downside was we were at the back bar area which was a bit run down.

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Thank Mick R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Leigh Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: 08 8231 3939

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?